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for the good news. drivers in northern virginia will finally find some relief at one of the area's most congested interchanges. two new ramps open today connecting the eastbound dulles access road to the beltway's inner and outer loops. this is a look from chopper 4. drivers on the access road used to are have to crouse several lanes. causing major traffic headaches. >>> now that the tickets are set for decision 2012, it is back to the campaign trail for both candidates this morning. this weekend president obama will be taking a bus tour through florida. he'll start in st. petersburg before traveling to kissimmee later today. he will also make stops in melbourne and west palm beach tomorrow before heading back to the white house. meanwhile, republican nominee mitt romney will be in our backyard again today. he plans to hold a rally this afternoon at the military aviation museum in virginia beach. then tonight, he will make a pit stop in richmond. that's where he will help start tonight's federated auto parts 400 nascar race at the richmond international raceway. his wife ann just made a
and inwood, up in the panhandle of west virginia. as far as the rest of the day goes, i think you'll like it a whole lot. a couple of showers for your friends out in delaware. but not too much of a threat around here. near perfect day to be outside today. 77 degrees, cooler and less humid. there will be a chance for a little five or ten minute spot shower, especially north and west of town up into parts of southern pennsylvania. don't really think we have to worry much about that around town. but a spot shower or two. tomorrow, there's an absolutely positively zero percent chance of rain for everybody. isn't that nice to hear? >> i like it. thanks, chuck. >> and when chuck was talking about the rain yesterday, there were a lot of events going on all over the place. it put a damper on a festival in northern virginia and the prince georges county fair up in upper marboro. >> we have reaction from those caught outside. >> reporter: vecndors try to salvage what they can and emergency officials say one worker was hurt when the stage collapsed. these women were selling jewelry. >> all our stuff
across parts of central virginia. down towards culpepper, virginia, not too far from fredericksburg and showers over the chesapeake bay bridge. not a watchout today but keep your rain plans ready to go. showers off and on through much of the day. highs in the upper 80s, low 90s. a warm one. perfect weather, september 1st, college football season. weeke william & mary, 91 degrees. a 30% chance of showers. howard university, bison taking on morehouse up from atlanta. 91 degrees. that game at 3:00 at rfk. college football is here. a holiday weekend rain check, more coming up. >> thank you. >>> a u.s. drone strike early today kill at least five rebels in pakistan. the attack was aimed at a militant compound near the border of afghanistan. intelligence officials confirmed the drone s fired at least seve at a vehicle and house. >>> two american service members are dead after an insurgent attack in afghanistan. the attack happened early this morning in the eastern part of the country. defense officials have not revealed how the service members died. >>> elsewhere, two suicide bombers ill c
spots. 50s out into the mountains of west virginia. mid 60s in and around town thanks to a ton of early morning sunshine. nothing showing up on storm 4 radar now. couple of storms along the outer coastline. those are quickly taking leave of us. if you're enjoying your sunday, first pitch for the nationals a and the marlins at 1:30 this afternoon. 77 degrees. near perfect, cooler, less humid than yesterday and no two-hour rain delay during this game unless yesterday. a beautiful morning will lead to the partly sunny afternoon. chances of five or ten minute long showers up in the high spots. but in town, nothing to worry about. temperatures in the 70s today as opposed to 91 and humid yesterday. >> chuck, thanks. >>> the national weather service is looking into reports of two possible tornados in northern virginia. >> the storm caused major damage in parts of fairfax county. news4's chris gordon is live in reston where residents are cleaning up this morning. i was out that way yesterday and trees blocked off roadways. it looks like a mess out there now. >> that's right, angie and richard.
. no rain locally. rain drops in central maryland and west virginia in elkins and morgantown right now. these showers are about four hours away. that puts it in here at noon or 1:00. thickening clouds this morning showers and thunderstorms arriving around noon time. some of those will be severe. we'll keep an eye on that. tomorrow noticeably better, clearer, drier. cavaliers taking on penn state. a noon kickoff. you need to get on the road soon if you're going to make the game. 80% chance of rain before the game is done. they have to worry about thunderstorms in wahooville. >>> demath ta catholic high school is trying to move on from a scandal. they defeated cal vert hall 23-14, but they did so without five of their players. five students withdrew after accusations they hired prostitutes. the students reportedly hired the prostitutes from a website and snuck them in after team chaperones completed final room checks. >> i think that's something that clearly is illegal should not be accepted. >> almost mind boggling for them to do it knowing chaperones, coaches, whatever, are nearby. it'
neck of virginia, and the next batch of rain off to the west. you folks out in deep creek lake, unfortunately it will be a very wet morning and afternoon. so heads up especially for you. the rest of us will wait on the rain probably until after 10:00. in the middle 80's with showers increasing and storms likely this afternoon. easing us back to 80 degrees. i'll tell you how long the stretch of rainy weather is expected to last andhat song is stuck in my lead when i see you in a bit. >> back to you. i'm anxious to know to what it is. >>> as the remnants of isaac push our way, it's spawning several tornadoes. one apparent twister caused extension damage in kansas yesterday. strong winds tore off roofs and hangars. isaac has produced 39 twisters since making landfall. the tropical system usually averages about 18 tornadoes. >>> this morning more than 300,000 people in arkansas, louisiana and mississippi are still without power after isaac. thousands of utility crews are working at this hour to restore service in the gulf coast. the slow-moving hurricane knocked out power to almost
of thunder in the mountains of west virginia. worth keeping an eye on. most of this is going to dry up as it comes east of the mountains, but that being said, do expect an abundance of cloud cover for your saturday. showers chances strongest out to the west through the course of the day. a scattered showers cannot be completely ruled out. toasty warm. today well up into the upper 80s to low 90s, then for tomorrow, ooh, as the weekend goes along, unfortunately clouds thicken and rain chances increase for tomorrow and increase further as we head towards lor day monday itself. talk more about that. the whole weekend won't be a total loss, but, ooh, a little sunshine challenged for you. talk more about it um canning up. >> thank you, chuck. >>> new this morning, a u.s. drone strike killed at least five rebels in pakistan. the attack was aimed at a militant compound near the border of afghanistan. intelligence officials confirmed the drones fired at least seven missiles as a vehicle and house. the area is widely regarded as a stronghold of taliban and al qaeda operatives. >>> police are not
, moving across winchester and parts of west virginia. all of the rain showers have a tropical connection to isaac. when they rain, they will rain themselves out. so here they come in earnest. i think they'll be pushing into the d.c. area not long after lunch. again, if you can get stuff done this morning you'll be in much better shape. front royal, some rain over you for the time being. yes, this goes all the way back to ohio and down into central virginia. it will be with us this around. showers likely, with temperatures between 80 and 85 degrees. how about the labor day holiday, how about the beaches and the nats game? i have all those details when i see you in a bit. >> thanks, kim. >>> well, the rainy weather is set to throw a monkey wrench into all sorts of labor day plans as kim had mentioned. that includes the vj day ceremony at the world war ii memorial. that's where we find derrick ward. he is live with a report and derrick, did you take kim's advice and bring the umbrella along for the day? >> well, it might be a good idea to bring it along today. you may get drizzle, we may ge
and front royal. 59 in martinsburg, west virginia. nothing showing up on radar. it's a dry start to the weekend. closest rain drops to us are moving away going through new york city heading out toward boston. for us, today, mild and dry. plenty of sunshine. highs today mid to upper 70s. so a little cooler than yesterday's low 80s but still not bad. then for tomorrow more of the same. your weekend is looking very nice. high and dry but rain chances will be coming back very, very soon. don't forget it's a saturday in the fall. that means college football forecast. who, when, and where? send your game requests to me at chuck.bell@nbcuni.com>>> we're following a developing story out of afghanistan. two u.s. marines are dead and several other troops injured in an attack on the british base where prince harry is stationed. >>> the attack happened overnight at camp bastion in the helman province. officials say all of the casualties appear to be americans. prince harry was a mile away when the attack happened. he was not harmed. the taliban recently announced they plan to capture or kill
the captains are on the road in winchester, virginia taking on shenandoah university, a 7:00 kickoff, 66 degrees in winchester for the kickoff of that game. more of your college football forecast coming up all the way through the next 90 minutes including two schools that richard and angie care deeply about. >> looking forward to that. >>> we are following a developing story this morning out of afghanistan. two u.s. marines are dead and several other troops injured in an attack on the british base where prince harry is stationed. this attack happened overnight at camp bastion which is in the southern part of the country in the helmand province. the base is next to camp leather neck which houses u.s. marines. all of the casualties appear to be americans. prince harry was a mile away from the base when the attack happened and was not hurt. the taliban recently announced they plan to capture or kill prince harry during his latest deployment to afghanistan. >>> also developing this morning protests are spreading beyond the middle east as more muslims respond to an antiislam video. demonstrat
. there will be sprinkles across parts of southern virginia and some of that could get as far north at charlottesville, culpepper, so if you're traveling south, you could run into rain drops there. there's not a lot to it. there's a lot of moisture gathering out of the gulf of mexico, and out of the midwest. this all means rain chances are going up. today, high pressure, holding firm here in the mid-atlantic. by tomorrow morning, a chance of light rain and sprinkles, that monday night, tuesday, and tuesday night. that looks like the best chance at substantial rains around here. bright start on the whole, highs today mid to upper 70s. most of us will spend the day in the 07s. overnight tonight, more clouds, and not quite as chilly. 55 to 665 in the morning. more likely becoming possible. tuesday, on the other hand, could be very close to wash out potential, maybe an inch to two inches potential. rain chances should be easing out of here. we may have to drag that rain into wednesday, and that's exactly what's happening. >> time now, 6:14, reporters look at stories affecting our community. >>> good morni
out across west virginia. those are aiming in our direction, but the air mass is very, very dry. but the clouds making those rain drops i think will make it over the mountains. they will dim out our sunshine a bit. sunny breaks for now, a middle pleasant day. can't rule out a sprinkle or two today, but most of the heavy rain comes in on tuesday. back to you. >> thanks, chuck. >> al qaeda is praising the violence and sentiment and they're calling for more attacks. people living in tunisia, sudan, and yemen need to be alert. they recommend that nonvie lal government people leave opinion they sent marines to help secure the violence there, and it all began over a anti-islamic film that went on youtube. >> nour nato shoulders were killed on what appears to be an insider attack. nbc news said the four killed were americans. they were trying to stop an insurgent attack. and prince harry says he's staying in afghanistan no matter what. reports say that he was just o 40 yards from an assault yesterday. they killed two u.s. marines and injured four u.s. soldiers. he's on his second tour
>> reporter: here he is at a job fair for veterans in quantico, virginia. >> they told me i would be receiving the medal of honor i told them i didn't want it because i don't feel like a hero. then the president said something to me. he said it's bigger than you. i never really thought about that until afterwards. it is bigger than me. >> thank you all so much reporter: behind that jaunty air lies some of the toughest lessons any young man ever had to learn. first, there was the battle in a remote afghan valley for which he received the medal. >> the worst day of my life reporter: a bloody five-hour fire fight which left four marines and one soldier dead. this pentagon animation recreated what happened. meyer and his fellow marines drove into a gauntlet of fire from up to 100 insurgents. he went back again and again trying to reach buddies trapped in the ambush. but he didn't get there in time. he has been haunted by that ever since. >> i can never forget that i'm a failure. it's in the face of the nation not just me. >> the medal of honorary flects the gratitude of the entire nation. ( applau
liberty university in virginia into a debating powerhouse. now he teaches republican politicians debate techniques. he's helped george w. bush and john mccain. he coached mitt romney during the primaries. >> the object is to capture the imagination of both the audience and the press to make sure your message gets covered. one way to do that is to have a clever line >> schieffer: no one could deliver a line like ronald reagan. >> i will not make age an issue of this campaign. i am not going to exploit for political purposes my opponent's youth and inexperience. (laughing) >> schieffer: with those words reagan turned concern that he had gotten old and doddy on its head. challenger walter mondale said later when i heard that, i knew i had lost. what would you consider successful debate? >> the things that matter the most to the voters, to hell with the candidates and to hell with the moderators and to hell with the handlers and to hell with the pundits, but the things that voters care the most about have been discussed and have been discussed in a way that they can now understand what the
announced plans to close eight mines in pennsylvania, west virginia, and virginia. and lay off more than 1,000 people. how would this legislation help save jobs like those? >> well, the legislation is comprised of several different sections. several different pieces of legislation. but -- but three of the big ones are one, it's going to stop the administration from moving forward with what's known as the string buffer zone rule. if you recall, the string buffer zone rule was put in place by the bush administration, took five years to do it. the administration immediately set out after yielding to an environmentalist lawsuit to rewrite that rule and such a way that according to the contractors that did the analysis, would cost tens of thousands of jobs. cut coal production by 50%, cause skyrocketing energy prices, just -- just a disaster for the coal industry. and remember, america gets about 45% of its energy from coal. the state of ohio gets over 80% of its energy from coal. so to virtually shut down underground coal mining which is what that string buffer zone rule rewrite it would do, t
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